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On Campus

HSE Students Invite Everyone on a Trip

The first ‘I Like Trip’ festival was held at HSE Media courtyard, 2/8 Khitrovsky Pereulok. During the day, visitors had the chance to sample national dishes cooked by HSE students from all over the world, learn folk dances (and other kinds of dance), find the job of your dreams in tourism at the careers fair, and get some inspiration from open yoga classes. You could also choose how to spend this summer with the student travel club ‘I Like Trip’ or HSE Tourism Club.

HSE Best Teachers Election Starts

From May 30 to June 19 students can vote for HSE’s best teachers of the academic year. This year there is no need to come to the university to vote. Students and alumni can submit their scores online via LMS.

Summer School on Russian Language and Culture Starts in Nizhny Novgorod

Ten students from the Brigham Young University (Utah, USA) have arrived in Nizhny Novgorod for the Summer School on Russian Language and Culture. Between now and midsummer the students will attend lectures on intercultural communication, literature and Russian history as well as improving their knowledge of Russian.

HSE Becomes Member of Erasmus Student Network

HSE’s volunteer organisation, which is made up of student ‘buddies’ who help foreign students adapt to life in Russia, has become a part of the Erasmus Student Network.

HSE Is Going Green

HSE students and faculty now have more opportunities for leading a more ecologically responsible lifestyle right here at the university. Let’s look at how easy it has become for them to do their part.

Find out What HSE Students Are Writing about in Their Theses

The Higher School of Economics began compiling a full catalogue of student theses in 2013. The catalogue can now be accessed on the university’s website.

Latest Cultural Café Brings Brazil to HSE

On April 6, another Cultural Café took place at HSE. Organized by International Students Support, the Cultural Café is intended to give local and international students at HSE the opportunity to come together to discuss cultural and academic matters related to various countries. Previous events last December and February focused on African countries, Indonesia, China and France. This time, the Cultural Café was devoted to Brazil. 

‘The Russians Are Friendly! And that's Coming from an American’

On April 2nd and 3rd, the Higher School of Economics held this year’s international student parliamentary debate tournament, HSE Open 2016. The tournament was a way for one American professor to get to know Russia, and the competition showed that students are capable of turning the art of debate into a real live performance. Not only do the students have excellent English, but they also think in a different language when it comes to politics and economics.

The Desire to Dance is More Important than Natural Talent

The Higher School of Economics boasts several dozen dance studios. One of the oldest is the Sona Hovsepyan Dance Company, which has been operating at HSE since 2007. Correspondents for HSE News visited a modern jazz dance class at the studio, and heard first hand from students about how they manage to combine hobbies with their studies, and what future doing dance opens up for them.

Students Will Try the Role of Politicians at Parliamentary Debate

On April 2nd and 3rd, 2016, an international student parliamentary debate tournament, HSE Open 2016, will take place at HSE.